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Calculated avoidance: Math anxiety predicts math avoidance in effort-based decision-making

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Science Advances  20 Nov 2019:
Vol. 5, no. 11, eaay1062
DOI: 10.1126/sciadv.aay1062

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vol. 5 no. 11

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  • Received for publication May 21, 2019
  • Accepted for publication September 17, 2019
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  1. Kyoung Whan Choe1,2,*,
  2. Jalisha B. Jenifer1,*,
  3. Christopher S. Rozek3,
  4. Marc G. Berman1,4 and
  5. Sian L. Beilock1,5,
  1. 1Department of Psychology, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
  2. 2Mansueto Institute for Urban Innovation, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
  3. 3Department of Psychology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA.
  4. 4Grossman Institute for Neuroscience, Quantitative Biology and Human Behavior, The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA.
  5. 5President, Barnard College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA.
  1. Corresponding author. Email: beilock{at}
  • * These authors contributed equally to this work.


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